Nurse Educator: Leadership, Quality, and Planned Change in the Practice Environment I

The nurse educator must be aware of the political, institutional, social and economic factors that impact the role. This course introduces the nurse educator student to concepts of competence, self-assessment, quality improvement and scholarship within the educational environment. Nursing theory and nursing research are presented as a focus for clinical practice implications. The student is provided the opportunity to analyze nurse education and identify an area of practice interest by exploring various roles, such as nurse education at bedside, nurse educator in technical setting, and nurse educator in academia. 100 clinical hours required